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Trump Quickly Rebukes David Duke - NBC News

David Duke

Donald Trump Says He Did Not 'Rollback' His Muslim Ban - NBC News

Donald Trump

Trump on Convention Speech: 'It Was Very Optimistic' - NBC News

Donald Trump

Trump: I'm Running Against Hillary, Not 'Rest of the World'

Donald Trump says that his speech at the Republican National Convention Thursday night offered an optimistic message because "we're going to stop the problems."<p>The GOP nominee pushed back against critics who called Trump's vision of a crumbling America too pessimistic, telling NBC's Chuck Todd in …

Donald Trump

The Clinton-Kaine Ticket Makes Its Debut in Miami

MIAMI, Fla. — Hillary Clinton must be feeling good about her choice of Tim Kaine after her brand new running mate brought a packed house to its feet here Saturday during the first outing of the 2016 Democratic ticket.<p>Kaine has described himself as "boring," but delighted a crowd of 5,000 at Florida …

Tim Kaine

PRESS Pass: Preserving the Convention - NBC News

Clinton VP Pick Imminent

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her VP pick "some time" Friday night. NBC's Andrea Mitchell reports from Tampa Bay, Florida, where Clinton is …

Hillary Clinton

Pro-Trump Super PACs have Dismal Fundraising Reports

The fundraising challenge for super PACs backing Donald Trump continues into another reporting period, Federal Election Commission reports show.<p>Groups have fallen short of lofty goals again as new fundraising reports show very modest amounts of cash raised.<p>Rebuilding America Now PAC, which is run …


First Read: Trump Speech Channels Nixon, Not Reagan

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>CLEVELAND, Ohio — "The Republican Party I worked for died in this room tonight" is how our colleague Nicolle Wallace last night summed up Donald Trump's …

Donald Trump

Ivanka Trump Makes Her Pitch to Women

CLEVELAND, Ohio — She is one of Donald Trump's most trusted executives and political advisers. But in addressing the Republican convention here Tuesday night, Ivanka Trump directed her talks to women, saying that her father is a man ahead of his time by addressing inequality of women.<p>"American …

Ivanka Trump

Hutchinson 'Disappointed' by Cruz, 'Energized' by Pence

Governor Asa Hutchinson (R-AR) says he was initially "disappointed" that Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) did not endorse GOP nominee Donald Trump, but was …

Mike Pence

Clinton VP Announcement Expected Soon

As the Republican convention winds down, Hillary Clinton's veepstakes enters the final stretch with an announcement likely either Friday or Saturday …

Hillary Clinton

Sessions: Cruz Should 'Support The Nominee'

With "the future of the republic at stake," Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) urges Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) to "rise above the kind of slights that take …

Ted Cruz

Flashback to Last Summer: Trump 'Concerned' About NATO - NBC News


Trump's Task: Salvage A Disastrous Convention

CLEVELAND — Donald Trump needs the performance of a lifetime.<p>The Republican nominee's speech tonight will cap off a convention that has so far been a rolling disaster of infighting and poor planning -- all playing out on the national stage at a time Trump desperately needs a boost to compete …

Ted Cruz

PRESS Pass: Out to Lunch - NBC News


First Read: Three Nights of Unforced Errors

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>Three nights of unforced errors</b><p>CLEVELAND - To recap what has been the most unpredictable, newsworthy, and mistake-filled political convention that we can …

Ted Cruz

First Read's Morning Clips: Oh, What a Night

<b>OFF TO THE RACES: Oh, what a night</b><p>The New York Times: "Ted Cruz Dashes Hopes for Unity by Snubbing Donald Trump"<p>The Washington Post: "Unity in question as Republicans prepare for Trump to take the stage Thursday"<p>The Wall Street Journal: "Despite Boos, Ted Cruz Won't Endorse Donald Trump"<p>The AP: …

Ted Cruz

Lankford Praises Trump's 'First Hire'

Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) will take the convention stage Wednesday night to accept the vice presidential nomination and introduce himself to the …

Mike Pence

Murphy: 'Open Question' if Pence Helps Trump

Republican strategist and NBC political analyst Mike Murphy says the selection of Gov. Mike Pence (R-IN) may not make a difference because Donald …


Collins: Convention Taking a 'Positive' Turn

Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) says "lock her up" chants by "enthusiastic" supporters of Donald Trump may have gone "a little bit over" the top, but …

Donald Trump

Staff Writer Takes Blame for 'Mistakes' in Melania Trump RNC Speech

A speechwriter for Donald Trump's business took the blame for apparent plagiarism in Melania Trump's convention speech, saying she offered to resign over the error but was asked to stay by Mr. Trump.<p>Meredith McIver is a staff writer for Trump's private company, not his presidential campaign, and …

Donald Trump

First Read: Mike Pence's Big Moment

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>Mike Pence's big moment</b><p>CLEVELAND -- Now that the Republican convention has stabilized a bit after a very rocky start, tonight's attention turns to VP …

Mike Pence

First Read's Morning Clips: Day Two Was Mostly About Hillary Clinton

<b>OFF TO THE RACES: Wrapping Day Two -- mostly about Hillary</b><p>Don't miss NBC's Conventions blog, with all you need to know about each day's developments.<p>Benjy Sarlin wraps Day Two of the RNC: "On the night Donald Trump officially became the nominee of the party of Abraham Lincoln, the GOP's top leaders …


Never Trump Movement Finally Meets Its End in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio — It officially ended here on Tuesday night but the lifespan of the Never Trump movement was short and disjointed. It manifested itself in different forms with different leaders, but its faults never overshadowed its passion.<p>It fought until the bitter end, ultimately falling under …

Donald Trump

GOP Senator: 'Obviously There Was a Mistake'

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) says "obviously there was a mistake" following charges that Melania Trump's prime-time speech lifted passages from Michelle …

Michelle Obama

GOP Senator: Clinton 'Plagiarizing' Obama Playbook

Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) says "we ought to be talking about Hillary Clinton plagiarizing the entire playbook of Barack Obama." Perdue discusses the …

Barack Obama

GOP Reeling From Plagiarism Claims

Co-chair Sam Clovis says the Donald Trump campaign is looking into claims of plagiarism following accusations that portions of Monday's speech by …


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